Position Details
Reference Number 33437
Position Title Radiographer - Grade 1
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Acting Grade 3 Mammographer- 12 month maternity leave contract

Western Health Medical Imaging (WHMI) 

  • Management and supervision of the mammography and Breastscreen service across WH
  • Professional development and leadership training opportunities 
  • Salary packaging and work life balance 

The acting Grade 3 Mammography Radiographer will play an integral role in the delivery of mammography imaging services across Sunshine and Footscray Hospitals. They will ensure the service runs to optimal efficiency including Breastscreen.

The successful candidate needs to demonstrate extensive knowledge and skill sets within the area of Mammography and Breastscreen.

You will be passionate about patient care ensuring clinical excellence is upheld.

The role will cover day to day tasks that involve the efficient operational performance of both the Diagnostic and Breast screen services. Excellent communication skills are key for this role as extensive inter and intradepartmental communication will occur.  The successful candidate will foster relationships between WH breast clinics, Breast screen (BSV) and a large co hort of Nursing and Clinical staff. 

The role will also incorporate planning and booking utilisation rates for Breast screen ensuring KPI’s are met.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Image QA, training and development of staff.

An exciting opportunity will also be preparing documentation and planning for equipment replacement in conjunction with WH management and contract procurement staff.

Our state of the art digital imaging equipment includes:

  • Multi Slice CT’s, with extremely fast scan times and imaging, CT examinations cover ultra-low dose cardiac imaging, colonography, body, neuro, vascular and orthopaedic imaging examinations.
  • 3T and 1.5T rebateable MRI scanners covering body imaging, musculoskeletal, neuro and paediatric imaging.
  • Digital Dual Flat Plate radiography units, Digital flat plate Fluoroscopy and
  • Digital Mammography. These provide leading edge quality imaging at a reduced radiation dose to both patient and staff.
  • Breastscreen Mammography SECTRA unit.
  • State of the art Ultrasound systems

Skills & Experience

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Radiation User Licence  (Vic)
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWC)
  • Eligble to work in Australia


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Luke Blackman
Contact Number 0383450362
Closing Date 21/11/2018
Position Description Grade 1 PDP.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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